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Laurier’s ISOW program provides life-changing opportunities to students in countries affected by war

Laurier’s International Students Overcoming War program saw four graduates walk the stage in 2019, marking the biggest class of students to have graduated from the program since its inception. The program aims to help students not only get out of countries that may be detrimental to them, but to also give them an education and a chance to learn outside […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, News ·
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International Students Overcoming War (ISOW) goes to Parliament to advocate for scholars in areas of conflict

Last week, Wilfrid Laurier University’s student-run organization International Students Overcoming War (ISOW) took a trip to Parliament Hill to promote and advocate for their work concerning scholars from international areas of conflict. ISOW currently supports 14 international scholars from Syria, Egypt and Lebanon, who are working to complete either their undergraduate or graduate degrees. Their organization is providing full, student-funded […]

by Margaret Russell· · News ·
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ISOW hosts a Middle Eastern Cultural Evening to educate and celebrate

On Thursday, Nov. 15, between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., Laurier’s campus club International Students Overcoming War (ISOW) hosted a Middle Eastern Cultural Evening event to get students participating in and celebrating the various cultures of the Middle East. Some of the events of the evening included henna and Arabic writing stations, a photo gallery, singers, dancers and complimentary food […]

by Aaron Waitson· · News ·